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Websites launched for World Olympic Qualification Tournaments

 
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 24, 2016 - Fans can now get the latest 2016 World Olympic Qualification Tournament news from the official websites launched on Thursday. The four websites will map out the final stages of the qualification process for the volleyball tournament at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as five berths per gender are set to be filled at events in Japan, Puerto Rico and Mexico.

Women's World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan
Men's World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan
Women's World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Puerto Rico
Men's World Olympic Qualfication Tournament in Mexico

The World Olympic Qualification Tournament websites will be updated with the latest news and already include information on the formula and qualification process for each event. Fans can also get information on the host cities, while social media is expected to have a strong presence as the websites continue to develop in the build-up to the tournaments in May and June.

The Women's World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan will take place from May 14 to 22 and feature Japan, Korea, Thailand, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Italy, Peru and the Dominican Republic. The Women's World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Puerto Rico will take place from May 20 to 22 and include hosts Puerto Rico, Colombia, Algeria and Kenya.

The Men's World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan will feature Japan, Australia, China, Iran, France, Poland, Venezuela and Canada and take place from May 28 to June 5. It will overlap with the Men's World Olympic Qualfication Tournament in Mexico from June 3-5 featuring Chile, Mexico, Algeria and Tunisia.

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